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a unique safe nice Area in Cairo

it was originally built by Baro Imban..it is a very nice area 15 min from Cairo Airport..a walk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mohamed A
via mobile

Heliopolis used to be a great old part of Cairo to visit but it has been left to get so rundown... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

it was originally built by Baro Imban..it is a very nice area 15 min from Cairo Airport..a walk around this area is recommended..its buildings have a unique architecture..decorative..if u walked in the side streets u can c different styles of buildings..there r a lot of...More

Thank Mohamed A
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Heliopolis used to be a great old part of Cairo to visit but it has been left to get so rundown that it is such a shame to see the state it is now in. Beautiful old buildings but are now crumbling around

Thank teeny47
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Helioplois was foundded by Baron Emban since more than 110 years, visit to Heliopolis regardless of Cairo Trafic is very pleasant and must be interesting.

1  Thank Adel S
Reviewed 1 March 2017

relatively nice area in cairo. not much traffic or hassle. a lot of masjid and food places are here.

1  Thank Jalal I
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The sprawling Cairo area makes it all seem like a bit too much. The Heliopolis area is, by comparison, much easier to handle. Since there was essentially nothing but desert here until the end of the 19th Century, Heliopolis has a very 20th Century feel....More

1  Thank sschafe5
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We find Heliopolis to be the best district in Cairo , well planned , wide streets , clubs , distinct , Charming Korba architecture, good shops and restaurants ,

2  Thank Mustafa R
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I have always loved Heliopolis, specifically Korba. The architecture always captures you. Walking in a live aisle of history delivers one's soul to a different universe. Unique area, must visit.

2  Thank Mary N
Reviewed 26 February 2017

interesting area,,,near airport......modernish part of Cairo and Metro goes newar there...change at Ataba Station to Alhazar line that connects this area

1  Thank jmckcork
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Not far from Caior's down town there is a place created in 19th century by the architect Baron ( the one who build Paris' Metro). His residence, now is empty but the architecture of his house is amazing: a mix of indian and local architectural...More

1  Thank Kathanas64
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Heliopolis is the best neighbourhood in Cairo. It is close to Cairo international airport It is reasonably quite neighbourhood with one of the best downtown in Cairo ( korba) It has nice restaurants and bars as well Many cafes

1  Thank Khaled Z
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